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Would I be prescribed steroids in combination with another Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) therapy?
Michael Schiff, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Date Added: 05/01/13

Steroids are a common prescription in early rheumatoid arthritis. It's done this way because they are very, very good anti-inflammatory medications, which means the patient's pain, their swelling, their inflammation is improved. We have data, even good data, from John Kirwan, who is rheumatologist i...
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Michael H. Schiff, MD, is the Medical Director of the Denver Arthritis Clinic Research Unit and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Rheumatology Division.
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